The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 164 187 209
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +22
Contract jobs citing Adobe 654 439 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.27% 1.02% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% 2.18% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 264 187
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 48
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £23.20 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -23.07%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +36 379 £380 +16.92% 110
South East +17 103 £325 -3.70% 28
West Midlands +10 39 £275 - 12
East of England -27 35 £375 -3.22% 21
North West -2 29 £275 -15.38% 13
Yorkshire -13 25 £275 +10.00% 12
South West -18 20 £315 +5.00% 12
North East - 11 £250 - 3
East Midlands -6 9 £300 -7.69% 6
Midlands +2 3 - -
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 572 (50.49%) HTML
2 437 (38.57%) CSS
3 356 (31.42%) JavaScript
4 351 (30.98%) Photoshop
5 286 (25.24%) HTML5
6 266 (23.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 234 (20.65%) Java
8 182 (16.06%) jQuery
9 170 (15.00%) CSS3
10 169 (14.92%) Adobe CQ
11 153 (13.50%) Microsoft
12 144 (12.71%) Finance
13 131 (11.56%) Marketing
14 130 (11.47%) XML
14 130 (11.47%) Axure RP
15 129 (11.39%) E-Commerce
16 126 (11.12%) MS Office
17 125 (11.03%) Responsive Web Design
18 123 (10.86%) Flash
19 120 (10.59%) Degree
20 117 (10.33%) Windows
21 116 (10.24%) CMS
22 109 (9.62%) Web Design
23 105 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
24 100 (8.83%) Analytics
25 94 (8.30%) Adobe Captivate
26 92 (8.12%) InDesign
27 89 (7.86%) Content Management
28 88 (7.77%) Web Development
28 88 (7.77%) Apache Flex

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 169 (14.92%) Adobe CQ
2 116 (10.24%) CMS
3 54 (4.77%) SharePoint
4 40 (3.53%) WordPress
5 26 (2.29%) LiveCycle
6 21 (1.85%) Apache
7 20 (1.77%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.41%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.32%) Mule
10 13 (1.15%) Confluence
11 12 (1.06%) Apache Solr
12 11 (0.97%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.97%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.97%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (0.79%) FileNet
14 9 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.71%) Documentum
16 7 (0.62%) ArcGIS
16 7 (0.62%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 351 (30.98%) Photoshop
2 266 (23.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 126 (11.12%) MS Office
4 94 (8.30%) Adobe Captivate
5 92 (8.12%) InDesign
6 78 (6.88%) Acrobat
7 76 (6.71%) MS Excel
8 53 (4.68%) Fireworks
9 48 (4.24%) MS Visio
10 44 (3.88%) OmniGraffle
11 37 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
12 36 (3.18%) Adobe After Effects
13 19 (1.68%) PaintShop Pro
13 19 (1.68%) MS Project
14 8 (0.71%) Final Cut Pro
14 8 (0.71%) RoboHelp
15 7 (0.62%) QuarkXPress
16 6 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
16 6 (0.53%) InfoPath
16 6 (0.53%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 38 (3.35%) SiteCatalyst
2 35 (3.09%) Magento
3 19 (1.68%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.71%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.35%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.26%) Tridion
7 3 (0.26%) Summit
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle BRM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP HR-PA
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP xRPM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.088%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.088%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.088%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.088%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.62%) SaaS
2 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.18%) Office 365
6 1 (0.088%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.15%) Internet
2 23 (2.03%) Intranet
3 16 (1.41%) HTTP
3 16 (1.41%) LAN
4 12 (1.06%) FTP
5 8 (0.71%) WAN
6 7 (0.62%) VPN
7 6 (0.53%) Firewall
7 6 (0.53%) SSL
8 5 (0.44%) DNS
8 5 (0.44%) LDAP
8 5 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.35%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.35%) SAN
9 4 (0.35%) Broadband
10 2 (0.18%) Wireless
10 2 (0.18%) 3G
10 2 (0.18%) Extranet
10 2 (0.18%) VoIP
10 2 (0.18%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.77%) MySQL
3 12 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 10 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.79%) MongoDB
6 8 (0.71%) DB2
7 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (0.62%) NonStop SQL
8 6 (0.53%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.44%) Jackrabbit
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.35%) KDB
10 4 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.26%) Big Data
11 3 (0.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 130 (11.47%) Axure RP
2 57 (5.03%) Dreamweaver
3 51 (4.50%) Subversion
4 49 (4.32%) Git (software)
5 32 (2.82%) Maven
6 27 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 25 (2.21%) Jenkins
8 21 (1.85%) Eclipse
9 17 (1.50%) WebDriver
9 17 (1.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 16 (1.41%) JIRA
10 16 (1.41%) Visual Studio
11 15 (1.32%) Ant
11 15 (1.32%) JUnit
11 15 (1.32%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.15%) Grunt
12 13 (1.15%) Cucumber
13 12 (1.06%) Hudson
14 11 (0.97%) Selenium
15 9 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 144 (12.71%) Finance
2 131 (11.56%) Marketing
3 87 (7.68%) Retail
4 68 (6.00%) Banking
5 57 (5.03%) Publishing
6 51 (4.50%) Telecoms
7 41 (3.62%) Automotive
8 36 (3.18%) Multimedia
9 31 (2.74%) Manufacturing
10 25 (2.21%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.94%) Advertising
12 21 (1.85%) Games
13 16 (1.41%) Front Office
14 13 (1.15%) Legal
15 10 (0.88%) Back Office
16 9 (0.79%) Interactive Media
17 4 (0.35%) Law
17 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 432 (38.13%) Developer
2 317 (27.98%) Designer
3 93 (8.21%) User Experience Designer
4 87 (7.68%) Front-End Developer
5 80 (7.06%) Web Developer
6 62 (5.47%) Analyst
7 51 (4.50%) Visual Designer
8 48 (4.24%) Architect
9 45 (3.97%) UI Designer
10 43 (3.80%) Consultant
11 42 (3.71%) Java Developer
12 40 (3.53%) UI Developer
13 38 (3.35%) Web Designer
13 38 (3.35%) Flex Developer
14 33 (2.91%) Graphic Designer
15 30 (2.65%) Senior Developer
16 28 (2.47%) UI Programmer
17 27 (2.38%) Senior Designer
17 27 (2.38%) Author
18 26 (2.29%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 572 (50.49%) HTML
2 437 (38.57%) CSS
3 286 (25.24%) HTML5
4 182 (16.06%) jQuery
5 170 (15.00%) CSS3
6 130 (11.47%) XML
7 123 (10.86%) Flash
8 88 (7.77%) Apache Flex
9 86 (7.59%) Ajax
10 66 (5.83%) .NET
10 66 (5.83%) XHTML
11 60 (5.30%) JSON
11 60 (5.30%) JSP
12 55 (4.85%) Web Services
13 42 (3.71%) J2EE
14 37 (3.27%) Sass
15 29 (2.56%) ASP.NET
15 29 (2.56%) XSLT
16 27 (2.38%) REST
16 27 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.77%) Mobile App
2 71 (6.27%) E-Learning
3 61 (5.38%) Graphic Design
4 48 (4.24%) Social Media
5 35 (3.09%) W3C
6 31 (2.74%) iPhone
7 27 (2.38%) Animation
8 26 (2.29%) Open Source
8 26 (2.29%) RIA
9 25 (2.21%) Blackberry
10 24 (2.12%) Computer Science
11 23 (2.03%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.59%) Copywriting
13 17 (1.50%) Visualisation
14 16 (1.41%) Digital Media
14 16 (1.41%) Client/Server
15 15 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (1.24%) SCORM
16 14 (1.24%) NHS
17 13 (1.15%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 117 (10.33%) Windows
2 61 (5.38%) Android
3 44 (3.88%) Windows 7
4 43 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 36 (3.18%) Linux
6 27 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 25 (2.21%) Mac OS X
8 20 (1.77%) UNIX
9 16 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (1.06%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.62%) Windows 2000
12 7 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.62%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.53%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.26%) BlackBerry OS
15 1 (0.088%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (11.39%) E-Commerce
2 125 (11.03%) Responsive Web Design
3 109 (9.62%) Web Design
4 105 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (8.83%) Analytics
6 89 (7.86%) Content Management
7 88 (7.77%) Web Development
8 71 (6.27%) OO
8 71 (6.27%) Scrum
9 67 (5.91%) SEO
10 64 (5.65%) Information Architecture
11 57 (5.03%) Project Management
12 46 (4.06%) Web Analytics
13 42 (3.71%) TDD
14 40 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 39 (3.44%) Usability Testing
15 39 (3.44%) Workflow
16 35 (3.09%) Time Management
17 33 (2.91%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (2.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 356 (31.42%) JavaScript
2 234 (20.65%) Java
3 85 (7.50%) SQL
4 68 (6.00%) PHP
5 53 (4.68%) ActionScript
6 38 (3.35%) C#
7 27 (2.38%) ActionScript 3.0
8 21 (1.85%) ActionScript 2.0
9 16 (1.41%) Python
10 15 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.15%) ABAP
12 12 (1.06%) Ruby
13 10 (0.88%) Scala
14 9 (0.79%) C
15 8 (0.71%) XPath
15 8 (0.71%) C++
16 6 (0.53%) VBA
17 5 (0.44%) Perl
17 5 (0.44%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 120 (10.59%) Degree
2 47 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 38 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.71%) MCP
5 5 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.18%) ACDT
9 1 (0.088%) MCSE
9 1 (0.088%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.088%) CISSP
9 1 (0.088%) ISEB
9 1 (0.088%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.088%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.088%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.088%) MCITP
9 1 (0.088%) MOS
9 1 (0.088%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.088%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.47%) QA
2 7 (0.62%) SLA
3 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.35%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.26%) WCAG
5 3 (0.26%) WAI
6 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.088%) Dublin Core
6 1 (0.088%) JSP 440
System Software
1 32 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.53%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.44%) XenApp
5 4 (0.35%) IAG
5 4 (0.35%) UAG
6 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.088%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.088%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.088%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.088%) Nmap
7 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.088%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (1.32%) SCCM
2 14 (1.24%) ServiceCenter
3 6 (0.53%) SCOM
3 6 (0.53%) OpenSSO
4 5 (0.44%) CA SiteMinder
5 4 (0.35%) Puppet
6 3 (0.26%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.26%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.18%) WSUS
7 2 (0.18%) Plesk
7 2 (0.18%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (0.088%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.088%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.088%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.088%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.088%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.088%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.088%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 153 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 73 (6.44%) Oracle
3 43 (3.80%) Apple
3 43 (3.80%) SAP
4 37 (3.27%) Google
5 25 (2.21%) Citrix
6 24 (2.12%) HP
7 21 (1.85%) JBoss
8 20 (1.77%) IBM
9 18 (1.59%) Cisco
9 18 (1.59%) McAfee
10 17 (1.50%) Symantec
10 17 (1.50%) Omniture
10 17 (1.50%) Appcelerator
11 16 (1.41%) Facebook
12 14 (1.24%) VMware
13 13 (1.15%) BEA
14 12 (1.06%) Lotus
15 11 (0.97%) ATG
15 11 (0.97%) Twitter
London
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Rate: £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis IT
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £43k - 45k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Oxford
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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City of London
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City of London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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